Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Relaxed Performance
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Running time: tbc, including interval
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This is a family show with a bit of panto innuendo (never intended to offend) – and some very old jokes!
Concessions: Friends of the Theatre Royal: 20% off. Children (16 years and under): £2 off (not applicable on Stalls Superseats, Grand Circle Premium and Gallery) Please contact Box Office to discuss Babes in Arms tickets. Babes in Arms are not permitted in the Amphitheatre and Gallery. Schools discount available – Thu 6 Jan 2022 Contact Group sales for more information.
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In a necessary change from our previously announced title, Humpty Dumpty, we invite you to join us for the fairest pantomime of the them all, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, playing Tue 23 Nov 2021 – Sun 9 Jan 2022.
ALL EXISTING ORDERS REMAIN VALID.
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall – the Theatre Royal’s pantomime is the most magical of them all!
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will feature all the sparkle, scale and spectacle audiences have come to expect from the North East’s most lavish festive production and this year we want to make the experience accessible for all our audiences, thanks to two relaxed performances and our available relaxed room.
Relaxed performances are perfect for any theatregoer or family who would benefit from a more relaxed environment. These performances allow for noise and movement in the auditorium, re-entry when needed and a special chill-out space for patrons who may need time away during a show.
Many theatregoers find these performances more relaxing and enjoyable for lots of reasons. This would include families with young children, as well as customers with autism, a learning disability, dementia, anxiety or other medical condition which mean sitting or concentrating for long periods of time without moving can be difficult.
Lighting and special effects are slightly altered, with strobe and flashing lights being removed and very loud noises being dulled or omitted, however the content of the show remains the same.
You can expect the same madcap comedy from Newcastle panto favourites Danny Adams (Muddles), Clive Webb (The Henchman) and Chris Hayward (who we discover for the first time has a villainous side, playing The Wicked Queen) and this year’s production also sees X Factor star Joe McElderry join the cast, as The Man in The Mirror, the return of Danny & Mick’s Mick Potts and musical theatre star Carole Stennett.
“Many disabled children and particularly those with autism are more sensitive to loud noises, flashing lights and generally too much unexpected stimulation. The pantomime can be an experience they long for but they can be disturbed by sudden sounds. By providing a relaxed performance these children and their families have the opportunity to enjoy the magic of pantomime without the anxiety of the unexpected.”
Helen Milner, Chief Executive, Northeast Special Needs Network
“I am absolutely delighted that Newcastle Theatre Royal are taking this step towards making the theatre an experience that can be enjoyed by more and more people including those on the autistic spectrum and those who have communication, learning or sensory needs. Going to a pantomime is an experience that many children and adults look forward to and enjoy during the winter season and this relaxed and supportive session should make it possible for even more to take part.”
Angela Slater, Equalities Coordinator at Time To Change
The Theatre Royal is very proud to announce that we are the first UK Theatre to have been honoured with the Autism Access Award by the National Autistic Society.
Please note that Newcastle Theatre Royal is the ticket agent for Crossroads Pantomimes (‘the producer’) who is staging the performance of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Newcastle Theatre Royal from Tue 23 Nov ’21 – Sun 9 Jan ’22. The terms and conditions on our website are applicable to these sales.
‘This is without doubt the biggest, best and bonkers panto you’ll see all year – it simply dwarfs the opposition’
The Sunderland Echo
‘Fab, brilliant and amazing. It’s a show full of energy, fun and excitement’
‘Music, magic and enough slapstick to keep you laughing all the way to Christmas’
The Evening Gazette
Quotes from previous performance run of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs